Stark Winter

Stark Winter Winter is stark. Where I live, so much is dark and light; snow and bare trees; or gray […]

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Dark Times Light

Dark Times – How to stay inspired

Facing dark times or the shadows within can be fearsome. The grey of winter is a stark reminder of these […]

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eSSence collaboration

Collaboration: two heads are better

My music act is currently a duo. The collaboration is with Zane Seubert. He’s a singer-songwriter and a percussionist. We […]

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Wood Brothers at Grassroots Festival

Festival Fun, Inspiration, and Music Discovery

Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance For the first time in a few years, I attended an entire […]

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remember hiking

Always Remember What Inspires You

I remember. I forget. On Repeat No matter how many times I get how important certain things are in my life, […]

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Taughannock Falls Majesty Feature

Taughannock Falls Majesty Revisited (Repeatedly)

It’s that time again. Well, frankly any day is “that time”. Since I live just a few miles from Taughannock […]

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muse as magnet

Muse As Magnet – Why I Compose and Write

Throughout my life, I’ve pondered the muse. Even my brand name includes a play on the word “muse” (as well […]

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Holly (not The Cranberries)

How O’Riordan & The Cranberries inspired me to “wreck less”

Where were you when you first heard The Cranberries? In 1993, I lived in Oakland, California. I had transitioned out […]

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Magic holidays

Magic – a magical new song for the season

Magic happens in a surprising variety of ways. Click To Tweet I sometimes trick myself into having deadlines. When I […]

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Characters cover art

Characters In a Story as Musical Inspiration

Inspiration What inspires you? What makes you feel creative and want to “make stuff up”? Among my fans, one of […]

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